Weekender: Secret Cinema, Jeep at Farnborough, Sherlock Holmes

An immersive Sherlock Holmes experience opens at Madame Tussauds in London this weekend, while Secret Cinema presents Dirty Dancing and Farnborough International Airshow opens to the public.

A Sherlock Holmes experience opens at Madame Tussauds
A Sherlock Holmes experience opens at Madame Tussauds

Sherlock Holmes experience at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds in London will open an immersive Sherlock Holmes experience on Friday (15 July), which will be a permanent attraction at the museum. Theatre group Les Enfants Terribles are behind the one-hour experience, which will feature multi-textured theatrical sets, illusions, actors and sound effects.

Visitors will be invited to solve a case as they tour famous locations from the stories, including Victorian streets, dark moors and the detective’s drawing room. One of three different cases will feature on rotation six days a week, with the experience ending at a themed bar.

Where: Madame Tussauds, London

When: Opens 15 July

Jeep at Farnborough International Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow opens to the public this weekend with an activation from Jeep, the show’s official vehicle supplier. Jeep will be offering visitors the chance to drive one of its vehicles in an off-road obstacle course that has been designed for the event. The brand’s entire range will be available to drive, including the Hardcore 4x4 of the Year Wrangler, 4x4 of the Year Renegade, the legendary Cherokee and Grand Cherokee.

When: 16-17 July

Where: Farnborough Airport, Hampshire

Secret Cinema presents Dirty Dancing

After the success of 28 Days Later earlier this year, immersive theatre company Secret Cinema returns with Dirty Dancing. Ticketholders will be transported to the film’s famous Kellerman's Holiday Resort in Catskills, New York in the summer of 1963. Expect sing-a-longs and lots of dancing.

When: 16-17 July, and 22-24 July

Where: Secret location

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